Rain across fire-ravaged Victoria will be ‘good and bad’ প্লাস্টিক দূষণ: বাংলাদেশে হু হু করে বাড়ছে সিঙ্গেল ইউজ প্লাস্টিকের ব্যবহার, দূষণের শীর্ষে তরুণ-যুবকে 2020 Gardening Trends: Sustainability is The Key Smith, Greenstein Bill Banning Single-Use Plastics Passes Senate Air Quality Index: Dhaka ranks 2nd worst Why Is Air Pollution So Harmful? DNA May Hold the Answer আবার দূষণের শীর্ষে ঢাকার বায়ু Common Environmental Chemical Disrupts Meiosis to Cause Reproductive Toxicity Plastic packaging ban ‘could harm environment The Impact of Air Pollution on Mental Health
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New study shows snacking can positively impact children’s health

SPRINGFIELD/EAST LONGMEADOW, MA (WGGB/WSHM) — As every parent knows getting your child to eat right can be a challenge, but according to a new study, snacking can benefit their diet. We wanted to know if that’s true, that’s why Western Mass News spoke with local health official, Ariel Martinez and pediatrician, Dr. John Kelley to […]

Healthy snacks to pack your kids in the new year

If your child is the one who brings her untouched lunch home every day, surprise her with these healthy snacks for kids at school. Nothing makes me feel more like I have my life together than those weeks when our fridge is stocked with our favorite healthy snacks for kids to bring to school. A little prep time over the weekend […]

How to maintain your fitness and keep active as our air quality plummets

Weighing up the benefits of exercise is usually pretty straight-forward: doing something — anything — is better than nothing. But, for many of us, maintaining fitness and being physically active outdoors has recently become more complicated. As fires blaze in parts of Australia, and dozens of communities fight to protect their lives and homes, many […]

No more two-hour lunch breaks: the slow death of Spain’s menú del día

Restaurants offering fixed-price three-course menús have been a cornerstone of the country’s urban life for decades, but tourism, shorter lunch breaks and gentrification have put them under threat. What will it take to fight back? Food is at the heart of Spanish culture. From social life to business deals, everything revolves around food – above […]

Climate Change Poses Threats to Children’s Health Worldwide

The health effects of climate change will be unevenly distributed and children will be among those especially harmed, according to a new report from the medical journal The Lancet. The report compared human health consequences under two scenarios: one in which the world meets the commitments laid out in the Paris Agreement and reins in emissions so that increases […]

Which Health Policies Actually Work? We Rarely Find Out

A few years ago, Oregon found itself in a position that you’d think would be more commonplace: It was able to evaluate the impact of a substantial, expensive health policy change. In a collaboration by the state and researchers, Medicaid coverage was randomly extended to some low-income adults and not to others, and researchers have been tracking the consequences […]

Growing up in air-polluted areas linked to mental health issues

People who spend their childhood in areas with high levels of air pollution may be more likely to later develop mental disorders, research suggests. Air pollution has become a matter of growing concern as an increasing number of studies have found links to conditions ranging from asthma to dementia and various types of cancer. There are also signs it may take a […]

Is dengue turning into an epidemic?

The number of patients was only 184 in May but rose to 1,796 in June Four and a half year old Tahmeed Mehbub, admitted to a private hospital in Dhaka on July 14 with heavy fever and body pain, was diagnosed with dengue. Within a day of his admission, his condition deteriorated rapidly and he […]

Health Tips: 8 Precautions To Take During Monsoon To Prevent Viral Infections

Health Tips: Immunity tends to weaken during monsoon. Blame change of weather or generally weak body, it is important to take extra precaution during the rainy season to avoid catching flu, cough, cold and other viral infections. Here are some tips that can help.  Monsoon diseases: Tips to prevent viral infections in the rainy season […]

Can coffee cause cancer?

Coffee is a hugely popular drink, but many people are concerned that it may cause cancer. Others claim that drinking coffee offers health benefits and may even prevent cancer. So, what does the evidence say? Cancer is a complex disease, and it is not always easy to determine its cause. Researchers have investigated many different […]

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